Posts tagged with ‘Sametime’

Announcing IBM Sametime 8.5.2

Posted by Darren on May 18th, 2011 / No comments

Despite it’s small version number increment, this is a BIG release. The what’s new list is a variety of items, so let’s take a quick look:

  • Network Address Translation (NAT) support and firewall traversal for audio / video – this
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Sametime and Plantronics integration

Posted by Darren on December 7th, 2010 / No comments

A couple of months ago I blogged about Plantronics’ headsets, and it’s no secret that we have a very good relationship with this supplier of extremely high-quality audio equipment. Yes, Plantronics do work with other vendors of Unified Communications … [more]

Battle of the speakerphones

Posted by Darren on October 1st, 2010 / No comments

Regular readers of may remember a recent post about a Polycom CX100 speakerphone that I picked up at Polycom’s event. Since acquiring this nifty and extremely portable device, I’ve tended to use it at home (when taking and making … [more]

A gift from Polycom

Posted by Darren on September 8th, 2010 / 5 comments

A few weeks ago I received an invite to the grand opening of Polycom’s new Executive Briefing Centre at a plush 16th floor location near Liverpool Street station. Today marked the event, and I have to say that Polycom’s new … [more]

Sametime – all together now…

Posted by Darren on June 9th, 2010 / 10 comments

I don’t have a ship date yet for IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1, but (no surprise) I’m already using it. A couple of weeks ago I installed the Sametime Connect 8.5.1 client on Ubuntu 10.04, and this week (while enjoying some … [more]

A new job… another one

Posted by Darren on April 1st, 2010 / 9 comments

This was announced on Twitter today, but I wanted to provide some more information. Following nine months in the role of Messaging & Collaboration Business Unit Executive (North East Europe) I’m moving back to a role with Lotus UK & … [more]

IT Jungle coverage of Sametime 8.5

Posted by Darren on January 5th, 2010 / No comments

I’ve already blogged about IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 but IT Jungle have posted a good overview of all that’s new in this recently-released version. And actually, reading through the article, you realise just how much new stuff has been packed … [more]

IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 is coming soon

Posted by Darren on December 15th, 2009 / 1 comment

‘The View from Forrester Research’ hosted on ZDNet has some very positive things to say about the forthcoming 8.5 release of Lotus Sametime. The new release has a host of new capabilities – iPhone support, improved video, new web APIs, … [more]

Sametime Advanced in the frozen North

Posted by Darren on December 11th, 2009 / 2 comments

Here we are in the most exciting (or should I say “busiest”?) part of our 4th quarter, and the IBM Lotus team in Sweden have found a great use for some of the capabilities of IBM Lotus Sametime Advanced.… [more]

A simple UC² story

Posted by Darren on August 28th, 2009 / 2 comments

This afternoon I was putting together some material for the Sametime Unified Telephony events that are taking place over the next two weeks. One of the slides covers how we used to work many years ago (i.e. you went to … [more]